Month: February 2008

European trade mark law doesn’t cover comparative ads: O2 v Hutchinson 3G

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has published the Advocate General’s Opinion on the questions referred by the English Court of Appeal in O2 v Hutchison 3G. O2 sued H3G for trade mark infringement over a TV commercial comparing H3G’s prices with O2’s which included animated bubbles similar to bubble trade marks registered by O2. …   Read more